[kde-community] licence policy updates

Lydia Pintscher lydia at kde.org
Sun Feb 16 18:06:07 UTC 2014


On Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 2:03 AM, Michael Pyne <mpyne at kde.org> wrote:
> That makes sense.
>
> In fact it would probably be a good idea to develop a "How to Pick a License"
> guide to help inform developers on *why* they'd pick a license, in addition to
> this document informing developers on *what* is appropriate to choose.
>
> This doesn't need to be directive policy of course, but presumably there is
> some type of license structure that we as a project would generally prefer for
> our developers to choose, all things being equal. The big thing I worry about
> is that figuring out what we thing would turn into a giant bikeshed discussion
> and I doubt any of us have time for that. :P

+1

> Perhaps something similar exists online as well.

http://choosealicense.com/ (developed by github after people were
annoyed that so much unlicensed code is hosted there)
https://creativecommons.org/choose/


Cheers
Lydia

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